The Queen has appointed Richard William Pearce to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Michael Gove MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.
The Lord Chief Justice has deployed him to the Northern Circuit, based at Chester Civil and Family Justice Centre with effect from 29 October 2015.
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Richard William Pearce, aged 52, will be known as His Honour Judge Pearce. He was called to the Bar (M) in 1985. He was appointed as a Recorder in 2005.